1911-D $20 MS67+ Certification #29586231, PCGS #9158

Expert Comments

David Akers (1975/88)

This is one of the most common dates of the entire series. It is available in quantity in all Mint State grades up to and including MS-64. Even gems are fairly common and can be located with relatively little effort. After the 1908 No Motto, this is the most common of all the early (pre-1920) issues. A small number of superb, nearly perfect examples of this issue are known to exist.

Most examples of this issue have finely granular surfaces and a satiny texture and lustre. However, many specimens are fully frosty. The strike is invariably very sharp, and lustre is no better than average for the series. Color is typically a light to medium orange gold, sometimes with a slight greenish gold tint. The mintmark on many specimens is boldly double punched.
Diameter
34.00 millimeters
Designer
Augustus Saint Gaudens
Edge
Lettered
Mintage
846500
Weight
33.40 grams
Metal Content
90% Gold, 10% Copper
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
0
Pop Lower
12862
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 86666 R-2.1 40 / 49 TIE 43 / 54 TIE
All Grades 46666 R-2.5 40 / 49 43 / 54
60 or Better 7500 R-3.5 42 / 49 46 / 54

Condition Census

Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

Philip H. Morse Collection - Heritage 11/2005:6597 - Dr. & Mrs. Steven L. Duckor Collection - Heritage 1/2012:4616, $80,500 - Bob R. Simpson Collection

1 MS67+ PCGS grade MS67+ PCGS grade

Dr. Thaine B. Price Collection - “Fox” Collection (PCGS Set Registry)

3 MS67 PCGS grade MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade
3 MS67 PCGS grade